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Huntsville Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Huntsville Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Huntsville, Alabama

There are at least 7 colleges in Huntsville, listed and described below. These schools represent 16,398 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 14,572 full-time students, and a reported 2,475 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include University of Alabama in Huntsville and Alabama A & M University.

We also provide an extensive list of Alabama Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Huntsville is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Huntsville.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Huntsville.

Featured Colleges in the Huntsville Area (QuickSchools™)

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Heavy Equipment Colleges of America


Dothan, AL

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  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate
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Colleges in Huntsville with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Alabama A & M University
4900 Meridian St
Normal, AL 35762

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, social work, biology, secondary teaching, psychology, marketing, computer and info science, elementary school teaching
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 5,706 students, 5,345 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Oakwood University
7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, AL 35896

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: biology, social work, elementary school teaching, non-profit management, counseling psychology, theology, registered nursing, marketing
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,824 students, 1,652 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,260 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 410-530. Math: 380-500.
  • Flexibility: AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Dr
Huntsville, AL 35899

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, engineering, mechanical engineering, business management, computer and info science, accounting, biology, electrical engineering
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 7,264 students, 5,837 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,215 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 480-620. Math: 500-630.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Virginia College-Huntsville
2800 Bob Wallace Ave
Huntsville, AL 35805-9945

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: cosmetology, medical assistant, computer networking, medical coding, office management, massage therapy, corrections and criminal justice, pharmacy tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 861 students, 975 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Huntsville Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Huntsville Bible College
904 Oakwood Ave
Huntsville, AL 35811-1632

  • Programs: bible studies, theology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 49 students, 65 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Credit for experience.

J F Drake State Technical College
3421 Meridian St N
Huntsville, AL 35811

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: licensed practical nurse, industrial electronics tech, administrative assistant, industrial mechanics, accounting technology, cosmetology, computer and info science, HVAC
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 694 students, 698 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

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Athens Colleges 1 18,967 3,072  

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